Canada's communications industry will have new ministers to brief at both Industry Canada and Canadian Heritage, followed today's Cabinet shuffle by the Prime Minister.Former Health minister Tony Clement becomes the new Industry minister, replacing Jim Prentice who moves to Environment Canada. Clement (Parry Sound-Muskoka, ON) was first elected to the House of Commons in 2006, and immediately joined Stephen Harper's cabinet as minister of Health and minister of Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario.Prior to running for federal office, Clement was a member of Ontario's provincial legislature from 1995 to 2003, representing Brampton South (later, Brampton West-Mississauga). He served as minister of Transportation; minister of the Environment; minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing; and minister of Health and Long-Term Care. Prior to his election he was counsel to a national law firm. Clement holds a bachelor of arts in political science and a law degree from the University of Toronto.At Heritage, former junior minister and veteran Conservative MP James Moore takes over the top job from Josée Verner who becomes minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, president of the Queen's Privy Council and minister for La Francophonie.Moore (Port Moody-Westwood-Port Coquitlam, BC) was first elected to the House of Commons in 2000, joining Cabinet in June 2008 as secretary of state (Asia-Pacific Gateway) (2010 Olympics) (Official Languages). In 2006, he was appointed parliamentary secretary to the minister of Public Works and Government Services and parliamentary secretary for the Pacific Gateway and the Vancouver Whistler Olympics in 2006. He has been a member of the standing committees on Government Operations and Estimates, on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, on Transport, and on Environment and Sustainable Development.Moore, who graduated from the University of Northern British Columbia, also experience in broadcasting, having worked at a Vancouver AM and later launching his own talk show, "Behind the Headlines with James Moore".The Prime Minister has also created a new position, minister of state for science and technology, which will be held by Gary Goodyear (Cambridge, ON). Prior to being elected to the House of Commons in 2004, Goodyear worked in chiropractic medicine and as an advisor to investment firms in the biomedical industry. He graduated from the University of Waterloo and Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College.